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Species Coleophora deauratella - Hodges#1398.2

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Gelechioidea (Twirler Moths and kin)
Family Coleophoridae (Casebearer Moths)
Subfamily Coleophorinae
Genus Coleophora
No Taxon (Seed Casebearers)
Species deauratella (Coleophora deauratella - Hodges#1398.2)
Hodges Number
1398.2
Explanation of Names
Author: Lienig & Zeller, 1846
Size
Wingspan c. 11mm.
Identification
Postocular scales dark brown rather than pale yellow or orange yellow as in C. trifolii and C. apicialbella (Landry & Wright 1993).
Range
Palearctic, adventive in the Nearctic.
Food
Red clover (Trifolium pratense)
Remarks
Introduced from the Palearctic.
Print References
Landry, Jean-Fran├žois and Barry Wright. 1993. Systematics of the Nearctic species of metallic-green Coleophora (Lepidoptera: Coleophoridae). The Canadian Entomologist 125(3):549-618.
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